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The Drummer's Call

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Lives are forever changed in this riveting tale with a surprise ending. Josh is a typical fourteen-year-old whose days are consumed with video games, drum lessons, school and friends. While visiting his great-aunt's historic inn in Dover, TN, he is thrust back to the year 1862, a time before electricity, running water, telephones or automobiles. To make matters worse, the ...more
Kindle Edition, 234 pages
Published May 21st 2013 by Shanti Publishing
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Carla
May 11, 2016 Carla rated it it was amazing
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The Drummer’s Call by Patricia Leppo follows fourteen-year-old Josh through an extraordinary adventure that will thrust the reader into the Civil War era. When Josh visits his family’s inn in Tennessee, he hears a story that rings true about a boy named Toby and his untimely death many years before. Josh, attempting to save who he believes is the ghost of Toby from this tragic death, finds himself launched backward through time, into the Civil War
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Rebecca Larsen
Dec 14, 2014 Rebecca Larsen rated it it was amazing
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An excellent read! Well developed characters and alot of research into the civil war era help to make this book realistic and enjoyable to read. I would highly recommend this to readers of all ages.


I especially liked how Josh met Toby. Josh is from the year 2012, while Toby is from 1862. Josh meets Toby's ghost and ends up transported through time to 1862, Just days before Toby originally died. When Josh saves Toby from the fall on the stairs, their friendship changes the fate of the futur
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